When a child loses a parent because of a health issue, an automobile accident or some other tragic situation, people offer the child support and sympathy. They reaffirm for the child how much they were loved by the parent they lost. They encourage the child to remember the good memories of the lost parent. People do everything they can to help the child through the pain of losing a parent, and try to help them survive the trauma associated with that loss.
It’s a tragedy for a child to lose a parent, especially when the child is still young.
Can you even imagine a parent who would purposely contrive for the loss of their child’s other parent? And, instead of grieving with that child, celebrates the child’s loss?
…… I can’t ……